Protecting Norfolk’s history for people to enjoy everyday.

We work with local communities to save Norfolk’s irreplaceable historic sites and to share them with everyone


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St Benet’s Abbey gatehouse and the mill from the ponds. Photograph: Nick Stone.

About NAT

NAT is a local conservation charity which aims to protect Norfolk’s significant archaeological or historic sites at risk. We take monuments into our care, repair them, provide interpretation, and open them for everyone to enjoy.

We actively engage with local communities so that they can be involved in the future conservation of the sites that they treasure.

We rely on grants and donations to fund our work – looking after our heritage is an expensive business.

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Current and recent projects and campaigns

NAT’s work is guided by values of sustainability, action, accessibility and community. Explore here more detailed information about current and recent projects.

Our centenery

St Benet’s Abbey 1000 years!

Burgh Almanac

Onwards & Upwards


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Caistor St Edmund Roman Town. Photograph: Nick Stone.

News and events


A Day in the Life of a NAT100 Volunteer

A Day in the Life of a NAT100 Volunteer

Two of our NAT100 project volunteers share their experiences of working on the NAT archive.   Lorna Alexander, NAT100 Digitisation Volunteer At the Norfolk Record Office, my job is to digitise the Norfolk Archaeological Trust minute books. That involves going...

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Talk on Bloodgate Hill fort- 14th February 2024

Join Andrew Rogerson as he presents a talk at the Norfolk Record Office on Bloodgate Hill Fort, South Creake. The only pre-Roman Iron Age hillfort in Norfolk that lies convincingly on a hill has, since 2003, been in the safe hands of the Norfolk Archaeological Trust,...

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Burnham Norton Friary. Photograph: Nick Stone.